The Farmington Valley Trails Council will hold its Annual Meeting this Friday, November 15, at 7 pm at the Avon Senior Center at 635 West Avon Road, (the Sycamore Recreation Area) Avon, CT 06001.
The business portion of the meeting will be led by FVTC President, Bruce Donald, who will present a year-end business report, introduce newly elected officers and directors and update attendees on trail construction and other trail council initiatives.
The evening's featured speaker will be Andrew Carrier, Project Manager for Vanasse, Hangen Brustlin, Inc. a transportation and infrastructure consulting firm. VHB has been hired by the Connecticut Department of Transportation to develop and implement a plan to insure the completion of the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail. Andy has successfully managed 36 federally funded Transportation Enhancement projects with a total value of $27.4 million. Currently he is responsible for management of all such state projects in his role as CONNDOT liaison. His presentation will focus on the plan to fill in the 9.1-mile gap from Red Oak Hill Road in Farmington, through Plainville to the existing trail head in Southington.
Admission is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be served.
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